Madison Square Swim Club 1940 archive via
I always said that if I were ever to hypothetically audition for American Idol, I'd sing "Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman.
I've changed my mind. "The River" by Bruce Springsteen. That's my final decision.
I can confidently say that I don't think "car" and "reservoir" have ever been so purposefully and well utilized in a song. Lyrically beautiful. Compositionally beautiful. All around - beautiful.